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How the
Dreams Faded
Beulah had managed to nrmnge foi
an. hour's relief from her governess
duties, and In her own room, with
locked door, wbb walking lestlesslj
up and down.
Ho waa the "Undo Bortle" whom
tlio children alternately adored and
tormented. Ho Wns the handsoms
bachelor brother of pretty Mrs. Sar
torls, cotno to prosldo over West
Lawn since Mr Snrtorls' c h. A
rich, masterful, decant man. s.io hnd
j fallen desperately In love with tha
i governess, and had been accepted bj
her 24 hours before
Beulah had locked herself In hei
Jroom, daring for tho first time In those
24 hours yes, for the first time since
Albert Alsager had shown his ardent
J admiration, three months before to
'took matters straight in the face.
And she saw two undeniable facts In
that unshrinking, steadfast, stubborn
jgiwe. Ono that never again in all her
We would such a wonderful good for
tuno come to her as this that Al
ager had laid, with pleadings and
kisses, at her feet 24 hours before. To
be rich, so influential, to lead such s
taxurious life, not oie girl one Aoor,
otweuro girl in 10,000 would over
ikm-rt such: a chance.
But then that-other fact that when
Yernon had sailod, ono year before,
Iko had taken her solemn promise.
"When he returned, Juno 24 and to
ay It was- June S3.
it sue ma been true to her own
heart, true to hor womanhood, AI
Acer's declaration 'would never hart
left his lips; but it was enough that
aho had not been true, and now she
twas in a plaoe where there W&0 to be
j terrible contest between ambltfoi
land affection
What should sho do?
And, as It in anBwer, sho heard her
Mine called from the lawn below, and
sho saw Alsager standing in the
"Come down, Beulah, 1 want you in
the library."
And hor heart gave a prideful thrill
at the sight of him, but not the
same fierce, passionate sensation that
always throbbed over her when Pierce
'Vernon looked at her. Yes, she would
igo down to him", tejl hlrri nil about it,
.. "My own darling! How I wanted
1yoiI, Beulah how I wanted to have
iyu Just "wheio you are now, where
)you beleng!" ' 9&"-
4JHi he pressed his kisses
,warjnand lingering on her lips, Beu
lah tli& o free herself.
"Co I frighten you? I don't mean
it, dear," he said, tenderly. "Or don't
'yon love me?"
"I want to tell you something
iSrst," she said In little gasps oi
shrinking dismay, now that the crisis
''had come.
"Y&u may tell anything you like,"
1 bo said, "except you don't lovo ,me
I think, however, I can guess. You
are afraid, maybo, you have not been
(tulto fair with that other one. Yep
inon, I think was his name."
'"He Jb coming to-morrow J" sh
"That will be a disappointment to
I Mm," he aaid. "Beulah, how sorry 1
Jeol for hlml How sorry 1 feel foi
very other man who has not won
your Jove! I wpnder if it Is possible
'for me to be Jealous ot Vernon? Beu
1 lah, may l ee him for you when, hj
; comes V. lJaBZ&idte&&f'
"Xes, tell him what you please," h
jgald, Quickly, afmpat defiantly, aftoi
'W little,
low-breathed, hesltatine
yes. "Ana I must go now J must go!"
. Four o'clock of the morrow!
!J&!lJE!2!S9'Coe3 HaaheWara&l
(about it? Had he got tho death blow
.to his hopes and Happiness?
Than, Just in Bight of West Lawn
gates, again she saw Alsager standing
on tho cliff, tho furious east wind
blowing the salt spray in his face, as,
glass in hand, he stood watching what
appalled her to see a. flimsy little
boat, in which one man, all alone, wu
trying to make the shore.
And then she saw tho face of the
man In the boat
"Save him! Save him! Don't lei
him perish, Mr. Alsager, for God'
sake, save him! Ho was coming to
And in tho shriek of horror and
.yearning, the look in her face, in hoi
1 eyes, Alsager knew It was Pierce Yep
son she loved better than him. -
"Go on!" she cried. "Don't you se
'ho 1b perishing? Pierce! Pierce!
'And sho shouted out his name wildly
'"keep up your courage; bolp is com
She eaw Alsager spring Into tho lit
itle boat, rocking in the surf; she saw
him push off, as if into the very Jaws
ef death.
Only an hour later that to Beulah
seemed in eternity and then Mra
Bartoris came to her, colder, statellei
than ever.
"My brother has revived, and all
t danger Is past, and he desires me tc
J convey to you this messagq that yoc
'will consider the past 40 hours at
though tbey had not been, so far as he
is concerned, while yoU will allow
me to suggest that I can .fill your post
tlon as governess quite readily. And
this, I am requested to hand you. front
I oar guest, who, although weak nni
I prostrated, I am assured by the physl
clan Jn cbargo, will recover In a few
1 And after Mrs. Sartoria had take
' herself away, JJealah read Pierce Ver
I noa's Utter, that renounced her at
tMaworthy of aay honest man's loye,
0 the dreams all faded. and Be ulai
iwt ktr lonely way agfin lute druse
laVtlitr f..aa'4& In nnli nr .....
nij .- .. I
ora ot the Ada mob which lynched tnoumat
West, Miller AHoa and Burrcll Moa-1 hysterically when
African Native Gave Straight Answer
to Straight Question.
The negroes of Africa are simple
and direct in speech. It never occurs
to them, writes. Mr. It It. Mllllgari in
"Tho Jungle Folk In Africa," that the
purpose of language is to conceal
thought, and to commlserato the Afri
can for hlB color is a waste of sym
pathy. In illustration of this Mr. Mil
llgan gives an amusing conversation
with ono of his pupils.
Ono day, when I was talking to Bo
Jedl, something In tho course of tho
conversation prompted be to ask him
whether he would like to be a white
man. Ho replied resDectfullv hut em
phatically in the negative. I wished to
know his renson He hesltntcd to tell
me; but I was Insistent, and at lost he
"Well, we think we are better-look-Ing."
I gasped when I thought of tho vast
ly HMooklng faces I had seen in the
Jungles, and in apology for mysolf, I
"But you have not seen us in our
own country, where there is no ma
laria, and where we are not yellow and
Ho quietly asked what color wo wcro
In our own country, to which I prompt
ly replied, "Pink and white."
Looking at me steadily for a mo
ment, he remarked:
'Ml- UMII.W... I T -V-...J
... iuiuiau, 11 1 uiiuuiu ace you
In your own country I don't believe" I
should know you." Youth's Compan
What Sallorman Meant When He Told
of an Adventure In Force 10.
Doubtless tbero were many puzzled
readers when a deep-sea skipper rolled
into this harbor a few dayB ago and
roported that hfs ship had, been be
lated by a gale which had piped up to
"force 10." "Force 10," it was ex
plained, meant something like a hurri
cane It is a term borrowed from the Beau
fort scale, a scheme of wind measure
mehtaevfsed by the British admiral
ueaurort before the days of ocean
going steam, Force 1 was a calm,
force 2 a light breeze, and bo on up
the hurricane velocliy.
Perhaps, too, the Beaufort scale may
give a clew to those who have been
wondering for some time at the title
of a popular German picture. If. is Just
one expanse of frowning cloud and
storm tossed billow, and the artist has
named it "Windstarhe 10, 11." New
t York Sun. ' "
On Doing Happy.
Pleasures are mpre beneficial than
duties btcaqse, like the quality of
mercy, they are not strained, and they
are thrice blessed. There mustv always,
be two to a kiss, and there may be a
Bcore In a Jest; but wherever there is
an element of sacrifice, the favor Is
conferred with, pain and received with
confusion. There is no duty We so
much underrate as the duty of being
happy. By being happy, we sh&wer
anonymous JeijefHa upon the world. A
happy man ot a .happy woman fa a bet
ter thing to flad than a nve-pptind
note. He or sWIs a radf&tinjg' focus of
good will; and their entrance inio a
room is ia tnoiigh another catfgle had
been lighted. Robert Ixfuls Stevenson.
Bibulous Prisoner Punished.
In one of tho Basque provinces ot
gbaln there is a prison which opens
the doors very morning and the pris
oners go Into the town for housework,
gardening or some trade. Some act
as commissioners, n the .fjrsning
they quietly return at toe appointed
time to the prison, and the Jailer most
carefully Identifies them before with
drawing tho bolts for their admlsBio
Once a, prisoner ventured to lfccsent
himself at the gates of the prison in
a state of inebriety, and tbo Jailer
refused tx admit him. "To punish
you," he Bald, "you will to-night Bleep
out of doors." And the prisoner, it is
recorded, In spite of tears and en
treaties, was condemned to pass the
night outside of prison I
Where Dante May Have Studied.
St. Edmund's hall, Oxford, Eng., Is
now the sole survivor of the original
"halls" from which university life
arose at Oxford. It bears the name
not of the martyred Saxon monarch,
but of Archbishop Edmund Rich, who
possibly about 1219 delivered near this
spot the first Oxford lectures on Aris
totle. This legend once enabled the
present principal to retort that if
Dante really visited Oxford he might
conceivably have studied at St Ed
round's hall, but not at Queen's col
lege, which did not then exist.
Penalty of Firmness.
The comptroller ot the treasury is
an autocrat whose decision overrides
even that of the chief magistrate ot
the nation. Some years ago the then
incumbont of tho office refused to sign
a warrant for money which Gen. Grant
thought it proper to expend. "That Is
right," the president said; "I admire
your firmness. Where your conscience
ia concerned, never permit yourself to
be coerced. You may consider your
self clear in this affair, for I shall ap
point a new comptroller to-morrow."
Hovy tp Land Him In a Week.
Monday Be pretty. Smile puce.
Tuesday Be prettier. Frown at
Wednesday Be pensive. Sigh once.
Thursday Confess your regard foi
Friday Laugh, at fchu.
(Saturday He "out "
Bandar Name tkaUayl-r-NewYark
lonil. I .-...
"Ills cruely Wiled pay brother," $
Detective Work
I was telephoning Rnndnll about a
business detail that had popped Into
my head Just as I was leaving tho
theater, when the thing happoned.
"I nm sure that number is not
busy, I assured the operator, and
there followed tho usual provoking si
lence. "Plnguo take it," I muttered,
when I heard something liko n moan
thrnilirll ffin 'nlinnn
through tho 'phone.
"My God, they'll kill me!"
I almost dropped tho receiver in
surprise. The words, uttered in a low
time, evidently a woman's had tho
offect of coming from blank space.
Tho shock set me to quivering.
"They'll be back In a moment
They'll have no mercy. Help me, for
God s sake."
The words carao Jerkily over the
'phono, cut Into sentences, and wero
Bpoken in a repressed fashion as if
tho speaker wcro trying to conceal
them from Boraeone. But they began
to grow loudor and moro charged with
"They can't bo gone much longer. I
think I hear thorn on tho stairs now.
Good God, thoy'ro coming! Help me!
help me! They're"
It was Randall's blatant voice that
broke in. "Hollo," he said. "Hello.
Woll?" f
"Hang up your receiver," I shouted,
"This is mo, Robinson. Hurry, you
Idiot. Something terriblo's hannaned."
It took an endless time to make him
understand. The moment he did cut
off I began violently to work the receiver-holder
of my phono in an effort
to attract the operator's attention.
There was a snap somewhere. The
'phone suddenly became absolutely
dead, it took me some time to realize
this; then I Jammed it down on the
desk and ran to the door.
As I opened It, a cab was creeping
by. Hailing the driver, I Jumped in.
Go like the devil," I aaid, and gave
h'im the address ot the west exchange
with which r knew my 'phone was con
I fairly gpawed my nails to the
quick as the driver whipped hia horse
along at top speed. The words were
ringing in my ears: "Help me! Help
me!" "What had happened?
Around the corner we whirled and
the lights of the exchange flashed
into Bight "Walt," I shouted to the
driver, as I leap'ed out and dashed up
the Btalrs. A girl pointed out to me
the manager.
"The forces have Just been
changed," he said "The operator on
your line has gone home."
"But can't anyone else tell me what
'phone I waa connected with?" I ex
ejajmed. , - ti s
"HTsald .they couldn t.
Then another resort came into my
mind. "Where does the girl llva? I'll
go to her noma."
He asked each separate girl and
none knew. I was growing desperate
when the boy who did cut Jobs said
he thought she livod with her aunt on
Queen and Oak streets in the Mills
worth suburb. The next instant I was
In the cab, driving like fury. The
Mljiswortb sufcirb was six miles
away. It waa three o'clock when we
reached thare. The girl and her aunt
had moved back within the eity fully
ten miles from wkera we were. As
soon as peaslble I changed cabs, for
the horse X had been using was utterly
dope up. "Drive for all you are worth."
I said to my naw cabby.
Tho words I had heard' over the
'phone kept running through my brain:
"Help jgie, help me!" Perhaps it wag
too late. "pXhSSha
Jhejcs wasa growing light ih the
east when we stopped before a small
frame house. Aching in every Joint
from my hard drive, I ran up the
steps. Bur-er, went the bell. There
was a wait, th patter of feet, then
the gns In the hall was lighted.
I shouted who I waa and whom I
wanted to see.
Tho door cracked and a head done
up In curl-papers appeared. "I'm ber.
What'B tho trouble?"
I told her, clenching my hands, knit
ting my brows, filling my tones with
dramatic emphasis tho while. She
started, slowly her eyes opened, then
her mouth expanded Into a smile. For
a moment I Blood unbelieving.
"But, do you understand?" I cried.
"This is a life and death matter.
Whom was I connected with?"
She extended a yellow-back volume
through tho door. "I had got to the
third chapter, Just where the princess
had been thrown into the dungeon,
when I had to go on duty; so I took the
book along with me, and was reading
a bit out to Mamie Moore when you
asked for a number. Listen: 'My God,
they'll kill me! They'll be back In a
moment They'll have no mercy. Help
me for God's sake. They can't be gone
much longer. I think I hear them on
the stairs now. Good God, they're com
ing! Help me, help me! They're'
The boas came along about that time."
I turned brusquely away. "Ooo'd
night," I said.
She giggled.
German Shipbuilding Depression.
During the year 1908 there were 99
(against 435 in 1S07) seagoing steam
ships, of an aggregate of 147,270 gross
register tonnage, built In Gorman ship
yards; at the close ot the year 97
ocean steamships were in eourse ot
construction, representing 187,92 ton
nage. Shl-bvrIMg aad the skipping
trade have M Men presjpareus ia
mm year. .
ropturMt!3-iWr f-,.
Convincing Arguments Made by Eng
lish Food Reform League.
A pica for thoStiso of wholemeal
bread, especially by those who havo
the enro of children, Is made in an In
fluentially signed circular Issued by
tho Bread and Food Reform league of
Great Britain.
It la Bhown'from official documents
that the annual consumption per head
in tho United Kingdom of corn, wheat
meal, and flour Is nearly 3E6 pounds
and that in working-class fatnlltles
with incomes ranging from 21s to G2i
a week, two-fifths of tho weight of food
I ........ .M.J ii- . . - .'
consumed consists of bread and flour
Bread, it is pointed out; is almost the
solo diet of numbers of poor children
"Owing to the present great distress
and general shrinkage of Incomes," il
is Btnted, "a supply of nourishing
bread is of vital national importance'
ChemlBtry proves that tho whole oi
tho wheat grain contains moro nutrl
niont than tho part usually mado into
fine white flour." Experiments in
Germany-are quotod which show thai
from finely ground wheat meal the
body assimilates two and a half times
more of the mineral substances which
form bones and teeth and which nour
ish tho brain, nerves and tissues, than
from fine white flour." .
Truant's Quick Grasp of Opportunity
Compels Admiration.
The absent-minded professor re
turned home one night to learn that
his son hnd played truant from school,
and he was asked by his wife to hunt
up the missing youngster and admin
ister a sound thrashing.
"Why, I'll flay him alive!" exclaimed
the angry father. "I'll break every
bone in his body! Just wait until I get
him out in tho woodshed!"
He came across his heir playing
marbles about a mile from home, but
the boy didn't seem to bo a bit alarmed
by the old man's threats. Ab they
started to return home the absent
minded professor stopped to chat with
an old acquaintance, and it was fifteen
or twenty minutes later when he
looked down in wonder at the boy at
his side and asked:
'Why, where did you come-from.
"Don't you remember, father?"
smiled the boy, we are on our
way to buy me a box' of candy,
because ot my excellont school re
port." "Bless me, but so we are," agreed
the absent-minded professor, as lie
patted the boy on tho back and started
for the store.
The Courage of Opinion.
The ways In which people form
'their opinions are most remarkable.
Every man, when he begfns his rea
sonable life, finds certain general opin
ions current in the world. Ho Is
shaped by these opinions in one way
or another, either directly or by reac
tion. If he is soft and plastic, like the
majority of people, he takes the opin
ions that are about him for his own.
If he Is self-assertive and defiant, he
mnoa mo ojipusue oi inoie opinions
and gives to them his vehement ad
herence. We know the two kinds
well, and as wa ordinarily see them,
the fault which is at the root of both
is Intellectual cowardice. One man
clings servilely to the old ready-mads
opinions which he finds, because he 1b1
afraid of being called rash and rad
ical; another rejects the traditions of
his people from fear of being thought,
fearful and timid and a slave. Phil
lips Brooks,
Costs Less to Feed Wemen.
In a small Philadelphia restaurant
that caters to persons on economy
bent the bill of fare Is headed by this
notice: "Regular dinner Men, 25
cents; women, 15 cents." "How Is
this?" asked a chance oustomer bo
longing to the sex most heavily
taxed. "You charge us fellows ten
cents more than you do tho women.
What have we done that we should bo
so discriminated against?" "You eat
more," was the plain rejoinder, "It
doesn't cost nearly so much to feed
women as men, but wo are the first
concern in this part ot town that has
been brave enough to Bay so In plain
print Many foreign restaurants have
recognized that fact, and have regu
lated their charges accordingly."
Oriental Philosophy.
It Is good for our arrogant western
spirit to meet the calm, It somewhat
backward, philosophy ot the orient.
When the motor cars which raced
from New York to Paris went through
China, the Chinese were not alarmed
or excited, A mandarin blandly ox
plained it thus: "There is nothing ex
traordinary in the motor car, There
is nothing extraordinary in anything.
Men Invented it yesterday. They will
Invent something else to-morrow. Still
tho world goes round, and wo are not
an atom the happier." A refreshing
draft of cool wind upon our fevered
progress. Youth's Companion.
Maturity of Mn and Women,
It is supposed that a man reaches
the maturity of his reasoning powers
and mental faculties at the age of 28,
while a woman Ib mature In mind at
II. This brings a man to the pleasant
and satisfying, conclusion that the no
bler and more perfect a nd splendid a
thing Is, the slower it ia to arrive at a,
state of maturity Women may reply
that brain matter has no sex. and that
girls, being brighter,. And their own
worth, sooner. However, every wom
an, old or young, must, aqknpwledge
the splendor and noilljty of the male
character under all clrcaaaitaacea and
conditions. - t
' """ T Li
The Cook Came
Mm. Jtir and Gertrude Come to
an Undemanding.
"Gertrude is back1" said Mrs. Jnrr
to Mr. Jarr when ho como homo the
other evening.
"It seoms llko old times to have her
nround the house," Mrs. Jnrr went on.
"After nil, there In such a thing nB
attachment from long service, In spite
of all you say, and it also shows that
It pays to be kind nnd consldorate,
"Do you mean, Gertrude, that grim
Amazon, who condescended to" bum
food for us for ono day and then
rough-housed tho place till wo paid
her for a full week?" naked Mr. Jnrr
"Now, you mustn't talk that way,"
sniu Airs, jarr "Gertrude wnB very
sorry. She said that she didn't think
We loved her, nnd sho comes from a
very fine family that has Been bettor
days, nnd sho has a lot ot property
thnt she was cheated out of bofore she
was born, and It la a great mystery
whero It is or whnt It Is, but Gcrtrudo
thinks It's very valuable real estato In
Syracuse, because her aunt's people
como from Syracuse"
"Well", I have troubles of my own
nnd I don't wnnt to hear hers," said
Mr. Jarr. "If you are satisfied I sup
pose I will have to be. But what did
she come back for, to bring back the
door key sho took away?"
"No," said Mrs. Jarr; "she wanta
to keep tho key She feels It is a tie.
She came back becauso she said there
had been a mistake. We had only paid
hor 4 and she never worked, not even
for society people, for less than $5 a
week, and only for that as a personal
favor And she wanted another dollar,
bo, ns the new girl we got yesterdny
left this morning when I asked her to
helpline dust the parlor I thought I'd
use diplomacy, and I told Gertrude I'd
give her tho dollar If Bhe'd take up her
place where she left off."
"And sho went right out in tho
kitchen and burned the salt and bread
ine- oniy two tnmgs stie iett un
scorched the day she was here?" asked
Mr, Jarr.
"Now, you mustn't, talk that way,"
said Mrs Jarr. "Gertrudo Ib very sen
sitive, and I think it was something
8ho must havo heard you say thnt
made her act the way sho did whon
she left But sho says sho feels like
one of the family and likes to stay in
a place" A day at a time," Inter
rupted Mr. Jarr.
"If Bho hears you talk like that ehe
won't stay at all." Bald Mrs. Jarr. "She
really U attached to us"
"Ah, tho loyalty of tho old family
retainer!" aBld Mr. Jarr. "How touch
ing it Is how It appeals to our tender
est emotions whon we see it on the
stago. We never oce it anywhero
"That Isn't so." said Mra, Jarr.
"Mrs. Stryver's second maid has been
with her for nearly three months. Of
eourse she is lazy and untidy and
makes trouble by carrying tales on the
other servants, but Mrs. Stryver likes
to hear kitchen gossip, and, besides,
tbo girl Is so impudeat sha is afraid
to discharge her, so you see It Isn't
only on the stage that there is devo
tion and loyalty In servants, and Ger
trude say "
"O, Gertrude must have been ex
tremely loquacious," said Mr. Jarr.
-xes, 1 never near aer talk so
much. She seemed feverish and cxclt
ed, but I guess it was Joy In Rotting
ber old place back," said Mrs. Jarr.
"Maybo it was gin," said Mr. Jarr.
"Now, once aud for all," said Mrs.
Jarr, sharply, "once and Jor all, you
must stop Interfering with the serv
ants! How can I keep a girl if you
do? You are always detecting liquor
on other people."
"You are always detecting it on
me," said Mr. Jarr. "But if you are
satisfied I am, and I hope Gertrude Is
satisfied, too,"
"WelV aaid Mrs. Jarr in a hesitat
ing manner, "sho wants different wall
paper on her ropm. Sho says the pat
tern looks as if it were moving. And
she wants us to patrouizo the other
butcher, because tho delivery man of
tin one we have is so coli! and distant.
I think that's why she left. And she
says she has to have her evenings out
and sho has scruples against cooking
on Sundays,, and she thinks it will
show we appreciate her it I buy her
a nice hat"
"Anything else she wants? Gertrude
Ib so modest in her demands?" asked
Mr. Jarr.
"Now, you leave me to after' to
how this house is run!" said Mrs.
Jarr. "She just confea back when the
bbuse needs a thorough cleaning.
We'll start in to-morrow ' and wash
the windows an4 woodwork "
"What's the matter with doing it
now?" asked Mr. Jarr.
"Well, you sse," sajd Mrs. Jarr, "aft
er I gave Gertrude the dollcr I owed
her she remembered an appointment
Bho had with her lawyer and bad to
go. She'll be here early to-morrow."
But Mr. Jarr laid a mental but ot
ten to ono that Gertrudo wouldn't.
For a Hard Man.
An American guest for the night at
an inn in Stirling, Scotland, descend
ed to the office at break of day and
complained to te person in charge
that tbo bed was bard.
"It waB like sleeping on a board,"
ho said. -
The person in charge replied with
cold, austerity:
"The great duke of Wellington once
alept in that bed."
"No wander they called him, the
Iron Dyke,' " remarked the gnt, ree
fully rubbing bis person oe ho turned
way.-Toath'8 Companies. ' "
4umL. jmU
ill. nivnill nvnillKI MUICKIJTi
Wife Back from BorderlaV-J,
"William, dear.e feebly called tbb
valid wife, who waa supposed to i.
nearlng tho end of her earthly enroetf
"Yes, darling," answered tho sorrow
ing husband. "What Ib it?"
"Whon I nm gone," said Bhe, "I fool
mat ror tho sake of tho motherless lit
tie ones you should marry ngaln."
"Do you really think It would bo
best, darling?" asked tho faithful Wil
liam. "Yes, William. I really do." replied
the Invalid. "After a reasonable
length of time you should seok the
companionship of somo good woman "
"Do you know, my dear?" nald tho
husband, "thnt you havo lifted n great
burden from my mind? Now, there Ib
that charming Widow Jones ncross tho
wny. Sho has acted rnthcr friendly
toward mo ever since you wero taken
III. Of course, dear she could never
All your plnco, but sho is young,
plump and pretty, nnd I'm auro she
would do her best to Icsbcu my griof."
"William Henry Brown!' exclaimed
the female whoso days wcro supposed
to bo numbered, as sho partly raised
herself upon tho pillow, "if you ever
dare install that redheaded, freckled
faced, squint-eyed hussy in my shoes,
I'll I'll " Ahd then sho fainted.
But the next day Mra. Brown wan
able to sit up, and two dayB later she
waa downstairs.
Presence of Mind of Daniel Webster
Averted Great Peril.
One, when Danfol Webster was ad
dressing a political meeting in Faneull
hall, the standing multitude within the?
hall, pressed by thoso who were en
deavoring to enter from without, 'be
gan to sway to and fro, a'solld aiase
of human bodies, as helpless to coun
teract tho movement as If Faneull
hall were being rocked by an earth
quake. Tho orator waa in tho midst
of a stirring appeal, urging the neces
sity of individual exertion and un
flinching patriotism to avert the dun
gerB that threatened tho political
party whose principles he espoused.
When he perceived the terrible nway
ing ot the packed assembly and tbo
Immlnent danger that might ensuo.
Webster stopped short In tho middle
ot a sentence, advanced to the edge
of tbo platform, oxtended his arm in
an authoritative attitude, and, In a.
stentorian volco of command, cried
out: "Let each man stand Arm!" The
effect was Instantaneous. Each man
stood firm; tho great heaving mass.
of humanity regained its equilibrium,
and, save the long breath of relfer
that filled the air, perfect stillness en
sued. "That" exclaimed the great
orator, "is what we call self-government!"
Means the Same Thlnsf.
In England to call a woman homely
means that she Is fond of anything;
about home and is unpretending; In;
the United States it means" not hand
some. To be clever in England meant
to be dextrous aad with us the tend
signifies good-natured or honest. W
say crackers, they aay biscuit; o(
mail Is the post; and a baggage the ,
in England becomes brasses, wh
they say luggage for baggage. A trat j
in tbo United States Is & vagabond, ' J
in England any traveler may bo "
called. But there Is even a greater
ference of terms in different part Y
tho United Btatoa than in tho )':
countries. In Now England a ml ,V
brought up and in the south b T$
reared and a colored man raised ?L
Author's Witty Remark.
Klnglake, tho author of "Ef
was afflicted with gout, and ho
fancy to try a lady doctor, anl
to ono to ask it gout was bey
scope. She replied: "Dear slrj
not beyond my scope, but mf
It was Klnglake who utterel
the neatest mots on the pecu'
acter of the Times. He had V
ness for that Journal, in sp
sonal friendships w'hlch m
been expected to soften his v
question. The papor was bI
a sort ot Juggernaut, irresif
fateful. On seeing the nnn
of the new editor's marrlaj
claimed: "Heavens! that
Times into relations with hi
''Thero nro X-rays and
there are also rays from I
things that you put on if
Improve the light."
The speaker, a photogri
to a batch of fogged plat
"I know to my cent t
mantle-fays," Bald he. "1
lates In a
e, and all
m, a ra
Biuicu usq yiuivo iu
with a mantle,
fogged. The
InltlMtt ttlSttlf Wl
stance that penetrates ,g
plate box as easily af
glass. I dldu't know UT
its and
ay the
fable to
ance cost mo a hundrtj
To Revolution!
20, Dr
It villi ho nprpRftnrv
Ind prob-
the futuro to revise lir
dpHnrlhfl the conflicts
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eve of battle will notr"
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them from their pari"T
field during the mosJrB
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be heard as wIsuM
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